commiscuum

noun com·mis·cu·um \kəˈmiskyəwəm\

Definition of commiscuum

plural

commiscua

\-wə\ also

commiscuums

\-wəmz\
  1. :  a subdivision of a comparium comprising organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile hybrids and being usually equivalent in scope to a taxonomic species

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Origin and Etymology of commiscuum

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of commiscuus common, from commiscere to mix together — more at commix


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